Economy

Latest economic news.

06 December, 2019

China is actively phasing out industries it considers to be backward, heavily polluting. The country is seeking greater investment in high-tech industries that will move China up the global value chain.

15 November, 2019

Despite an unprecedented gap between consecutive plenums, China’s Fourth Plenum last week produced little to interest economic reform watchers, settling instead for managing the status quo.

25 October, 2019

With China experiencing a long-term deceleration in economic growth and embroiled in a trade war with the US for over a year, the health of the national economy looks more fragile than at any point in recent memory.

24 September, 2019

Understanding the US-China trade relationship can be a challenge. This portal, which will be updated regularly, serves as a single source for all the resources, documentation, and analysis related to the trade dispute.

08 March, 2019

AmCham China’s 21st China Business Climate Survey Report (BCS) launched to more fanfare than ever last week, with the Chamber’s annual pulse check serving to provide a better understanding of the current business environment in China.

19 July, 2017

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross heralded the 100-day deal as a “Herculean accomplishment.” If progress on the rest of the economic relationship follows the arc of the Greek myth, however, then the most difficult tasks are still to follow.

13 June, 2017

The economic policymaking landscape in China is dominated by supply-side structural reform (SSSR), but the topic has not received much attention. A recent report from The Economist Intelligence Unit investigates the progress and outlook for SSSR.

25 November, 2016

The government’s commitment to shifting from an investment-driven to a consumption-driven economy provides unique opportunities and signals a golden era for the e-commerce industry, but also carries new risks.

24 November, 2016

An influential Congressional commission has suggested that CFIUS prevent state-owned enterprises from purchasing US companies.

28 January, 2016

Former Acting Deputy US Trade Representative Wendy Cutler says it’s too early to assess the likely impact on China.